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Continuity Between Waking and Dreaming : A Proposal for a Mathematical Model

  title={Continuity Between Waking and Dreaming : A Proposal for a Mathematical Model},
  author={Michael Schredl},
Already in 1900, Freud (1) reported that day residues (recent waking-life experiences) are common in dreams. This observation and subsequent empirical studies (overviews: 2-5) have led to the so-called continuity hypothesis of dreaming which states that waking experiences are reflected in dreams; in other words: dreaming is in continuity with waking life. This hypothesis has to be differentiated from the compensation hypothesis (themes which are neglected in waking life will be found frequently… 

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